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Rugby World Cup - The Breakdown

Quote of the day: "They're a pretty strong group of boys." Dan Carter masters the understatement about his All Blacks team-mates.

Tweet of the day: "@nick_easter: Never ever ever ever ever ever ever write the Aussies out in any sporting contest". Apart from when they are playing this All Blacks side.

Moan of the day: Once again the inconsistencies of using video replays was highlighted when Milner-Skudder threw a blatantly forward pass and the All Blacks ended up getting a crucial penalty.

Image of the day: New Zealand captain Richie McCaw lifts the Webb Ellis Cup after winning the Rugby World Cup Final at Twickenham, London; PA.24606916; Gareth Fuller.

Stat of the day: In the first half of the final, New Zealand enjoyed 79 per cent of the territory and 71 per cent of possession.

What to look out for tomorrow: Press conference by the England 2015 organising committee looking back on a hugely successful tournament.


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